Columbo has to solve a crime at the embassy of a middle-east nation. The culture there is different, and the main suspects have diplomatic immunity. Also, to complicate matters, there is a student demonstration outside the gates, and the king is visiting the embassy. However, Columbo decides to investigate the matter in his own persistent way. Written by
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When Columbo is poured tea in the final scene, he holds the tea cup and saucer in his left hand, the handle of the tea cup turned towards his right hand. When the camera angle changes, he is seen holding the saucer in his right hand and immediately grabs the tea cup with his left hand to drink from it. See more
[as Hassan removes an exquisite vase form the lieutenant's hands
This is a beautiful piece, sir. You know, we have one just like this back on the dining room table in our house. Almost the same design.
Uh, this is third century; it's worth several thousand dollars.
No kidding. You know, I think my wife got ours at the farmer's market. Well, I guess ours is just a copy.